Tagged: Mueller probe

Shades of Al Capone?

Shades of Al Capone?

  As I follow the intricate web of evidence emerging in the Mueller probe, echoes of the case that finally put Al Capone (photo) behind bars reverberate in my mind. No, I don’t really...

Ruling by Divine Right

Ruling by Divine Right

  Long, long ago, some people argued that  kings derived their authority  from God and could not therefore be held accountable for their actions by any earthly authority. King Charles I of England was...

What Will Mueller Find?

What Will Mueller Find?

As the Mueller investigation grinds on, snippets of information are showing up in the media, and they hint at a frightening conclusion. I don’t think many of us still doubt that Russian thugs played...

Strange  Bedfellows Indeed

Strange Bedfellows Indeed

  One of the most curious aspects of American society is the relationship between law enforcement and organized crime. From time to time, troubling stories emerge that indicate an undercurrent connecting prosecutors and the criminals...

Like a Gangster Movie

Like a Gangster Movie

  This Trump presidency seems more and more like an old gangster movie. When the president’s personal lawyer invokes the Fifth Amendment  to avoid answering questions in a lawsuit involving a porn star, you have to...

What Trump’s Faithful Hear

What Trump’s Faithful Hear

  As the Mueller probe digs up increasingly incriminating dirt on Trump and his minions, the right-wing media concoct ever-more fantastic fantasies to feed his faithful followers. Here’s a sample from an article my...

Man’s Inhumanity to Man

Man’s Inhumanity to Man

  There’s a mean streak in mankind, and if it is tolerated, it breeds monstrous behavior. Alarmingly, that’s what seems to be happening in today’s America. You can see it in social media where trolls bare...

The Hogs are Hollering

The Hogs are Hollering

  According to a Jamaican proverb, when you throw stones into a hog pen, the ones that holler are the ones you hit. I’m sure you can hear the hogs hollering. The Mueller inquiry is producing...